Bellator returns this Friday night with a much-anticipated bantamweight title fight.
In the main event of Bellator 156 will be Marcos Galvao and Eduardo Dantas for Galvao’s title. The main card airs live on Spike TV.
Along with Galvao-Dantas, Thiago Jambo makes his promotional debut against Chidi Njokuani in the co-main event from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
Rounding out the main card will be former middleweight champion Brandon Halsey vs. John Salter, along with 185-pound fighters Chris Honeycutt and Mikkel Parlo squaring off.
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)
Bellator Bantamweight Championship
Marcos Galvao (c) vs. Eduardo Dantas
Welterweight: Thiago Jambo vs. Chidi Njokuani
Middleweight: Brandon Halsey vs. John Salter
Middleweight: Chris Honeycutt vs. Mikkel Parlo
PRELIMINARY CARD (FightLine.com)
Middleweight: A.J. Matthews vs. Ben Reiter
Welterweight: Ricky Rainey vs. Thiago Jambo
Light Heavyweight: Jermaine McDermott vs. Blake Watkins
Catchweight: Paul Ruiz vs. Christian Navarro
Heavyweight: Javy Ayala vs. Roy Boughton
Lightweight: Nick Bustamante vs. Antoine Smith
Lightweight: C.J. Keith vs. Carrington Banks
Light Heavyweight: Justin Smitley vs. TBA
Light Heavyweight: John Paul Elias vs. Jose Cabesas
Heavyweight: Chris Lewis vs. Gil Medina
Lightweight: Luis Jauregui vs. Ryan Tobar